Homeschool Life LessonsMay 24th, 2010 | By Jessica Parnell | Category: General Homeschool Posts, Lead Article
In most cases I have been amazed at the perseverance and accomplishments that these families exuded despite the difficulties. Although not every family was able to meet the academic deadlines or the requirements for the year, most hung in there and did their best to maintain normalcy for their children while dealing with the storms that had come their way.
In some cases, I had to recommend that they continue to work through the summer to help their students meet their goals for the school year; in other cases, I saw such incredible growth and learning opportunities as a result of the storms that there was no reason to add book work. Children had been part of the care giving for loved ones, and watched as their parents helped their parents with finances, meals, cleaning, research on specific illnesses and much more.
These kids learned so much through life lessons that no amount of book work
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